The idea of a low temperature polyolefin shrink film used to be a distant dream. With new advancements in resin formulas, we are now able to offer low temp shrink film capable of shrinking under 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The new low temp shrink film is a perfect solution for heat sensitive products and offers multiple advantages over standard Polyolefin shrink film. Below are a few reasons companies are changing to low temp polyolefin shrink film.
1. Heat Sensitive Products
Low temperature shrink film is perfect for heat sensitive products. Low temp. shrink film is a favorite of chocolateers and candle makers. Depending on the thickness of the film, overall heat heat exposure is often less than 3 seconds at 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Reduced Shrink Times = Faster Production
Low temperature shrink film is designed to reduce the overall heat exposure required for shrinking. Whether using a heat gun or shrink tunnel, low temp shrink film can help increase production times. Heat gun operators can quickly shrink products by hand. If products are being ran through a tunnel, conveyor speeds can be increased for faster output.
3. Reduced Seal Times = Less Machine Wear
The lower required shrinking temperature also means reduced seal times. Reducing the seal time on manual, semi-auto, or fully auto machines helps to increase the life of the sealing element. Reduced seal times also increase production times.
4. Compatible with Multiple Machines
Low shrink film can be ran with manual hand machines as well as high speed machines. The low slip allows the film to run seamlessly with fully automatic L-Bar and side seal shrink wrap machines. Most fully automatic machines can increase per minute output by 6-12 products per minute depending on the product size. All rolls come in standard lengths with a 3 inch core.
5. Approved For Direct Food Contact
Like our standard and cross-linked polyolefin shrink film, the low temp film is FDA approved for direct food contact. A perfect choice for heat sensitive consumable products.
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